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Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table

Private sector gross job gains and job losses for the United States and States, by Census Regions and Divisions, three months ended December 2020, seasonally adjusted
Area Gross Job Gains Gross Job Losses
Total Back
Data
As a percent
of total
employment
Back
Data
Total Back
Data
As a percent
of total
employment
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Data

United States(1)

8,756 7.4 6,713 5.7

Midwest Region

East North Central Division

Illinois

310,728 6.5 291,468 6.1

Indiana

175,237 6.9 128,703 5.0

Michigan

234,907 6.8 241,948 7.0

Ohio

290,686 6.6 230,339 5.2

Wisconsin

148,612 6.3 121,210 5.1

West North Central Division

Iowa

84,048 6.8 62,660 5.1

Kansas

76,568 7.0 66,093 6.0

Minnesota

160,667 7.0 159,235 6.9

Missouri

163,548 7.2 120,672 5.3

Nebraska

53,837 6.8 44,177 5.6

North Dakota

23,247 7.2 22,702 7.1

South Dakota

25,233 7.2 21,493 6.2

Northeast Region

New England Division

Connecticut

87,068 6.5 77,371 5.8

Maine

42,020 8.5 30,894 6.3

Massachusetts

203,025 7.0 161,889 5.6

New Hampshire

40,429 7.4 35,242 6.5

Rhode Island

29,016 7.5 27,410 7.1

Vermont

17,670 7.6 18,446 7.9

Middle Atlantic Division

New Jersey

261,706 8.1 188,603 5.9

New York

529,005 7.4 453,279 6.4

Pennsylvania

296,607 6.2 257,656 5.3

South Region

South Atlantic Division

Delaware

24,382 6.7 20,987 5.7

District of Columbia

24,390 5.2 25,824 5.5

Florida

561,853 7.6 412,953 5.6

Georgia

289,069 7.8 191,998 5.2

Maryland

145,664 7.1 120,506 5.9

North Carolina

288,786 7.8 183,725 5.1

South Carolina

137,208 8.1 89,720 5.3

Virginia

213,310 7.0 163,525 5.3

West Virginia

37,937 7.4 31,466 6.2

East South Central Division

Alabama

120,857 7.8 77,510 5.0

Kentucky

104,686 6.8 82,634 5.4

Mississippi

69,255 7.9 42,918 4.9

Tennessee

189,309 7.5 116,711 4.6

West South Central Division

Arkansas

69,930 7.1 50,864 5.1

Louisiana

126,986 8.7 81,703 5.5

Oklahoma

96,217 7.8 68,507 5.6

Texas

759,882 7.5 485,364 4.8

West Region

Mountain Division

Arizona

180,613 7.4 120,463 4.9

Colorado

162,104 7.5 156,952 7.2

Idaho

55,912 8.7 39,365 6.1

Montana

35,436 9.3 25,657 6.8

Nevada

98,639 8.9 63,957 5.7

New Mexico

42,254 7.1 45,234 7.6

Utah

104,241 8.1 71,113 5.5

Wyoming

19,602 10.0 14,907 7.6

Pacific Division

Alaska

29,978 13.4 17,110 7.7

California

1,155,905 8.4 850,735 6.2

Hawaii

61,042 14.7 19,048 4.6

Oregon

114,311 7.4 101,865 6.5

Washington

190,847 7.1 161,372 6.0

Puerto Rico

42,834 6.6 31,611 4.9

Virgin Islands

2,165 8.9 1,299 5.4

Footnotes
(1) Numbers in thousands.

Source: Business Employment Dynamics is a set of statistics generated from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages program. These quarterly data series consist of gross job gains and gross job losses statistics from 1992 forward.